Consultant Profile

Dr Chris Lang

Dr Chris Lang BMedSci (Hons)MB ChB MRCP (Ed) MD
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals and Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh, Spire Shawfair Park Hospital
  • Cardiology
    • Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)
    • Atrial fibrillation
Special clinical interests:

Dr Lang has specialised experience in the investigation and management of heart rhythm disorders, dizzy spells and blackouts, and advanced heart failure management.

  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Supraventricular tachycardia
  • Ventricular tachycardia
  • Implantable defibrillators (ICD)
  • Cardiac resnchronisation therapy (CRT)
  • Pacemakers
  • Inherited cardiac arrhythmias
  • Syncope
Research interests:

Atrial fibrillation
Radiofrequency ablation of atrial tachycardias

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Cardiovascular Society
Heart Rhythm UK
Member of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0131 316 2530
Private secretary:
Michelle Thomson
Private secretary telephone number:
0131 242 1805
Private secretary fax:
0131 242 1891
Private secretary email address:
Shawfair: Monday 6pm-8pm, other times by arrangement
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Lang graduated from Edinburgh University and trained in cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Milan. He was appointed as a consultant at the North West Heart Centre, Manchester in 2006 before moving back to Edinburgh in 2009. As a cardiac electrophysiologist he has specific training in the advanced management of heart rhythm disturbances with individually tailored medication and radiofrequency ablation. He is also very experienced in the implantation and follow-up of implantable cardiac devices such as pacemakers, implantable defibrillators (ICD) and cardiac resynchronisation therapy devices (CRT) for patients with heart failure.

Personal profile:

My outside interests include tennis, golf and skiing

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Dr Chris Lang

Dr Chris Lang Cardiology Consultant, Edinburgh, private hospital specialist.

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